Sanghavi Law Office can assist you by conducting internal investigations, reviewing and updating current policies and procedures, conducting Title IX audits, conducting climate assessments, providing trainings to administrators, faculty members and staff members, and providing day-to-day guidance on discrimination and civil rights issues in schools

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Welcome to Sanghavi Law Office

Sanghavi Law Office, LLC is dedicated to education issues facing schools, students, and families. Informed by their legal experience working at the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Elizabeth, Kate, Jenni, Trina, and Tony offer practical and knowledgeable advice to students, families, and schools.


Combined Experience of the Lawyers

The work done by Sanghavi Law Office attorneys is informed by years of practice working with schools in both public and private sector contexts. Elizabeth, Kate, Jenni, Trina, and Tony honed their investigatory skills and substantive knowledge of education and civil rights law while working at the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. Sanghavi Law Office leverages this experience in order to provide practical and knowledgeable advice, in addition to conducting impartial and thorough investigations.
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Investigations

Sanghavi Law Office offers a team of attorneys with extensive experience investigating civil rights complaints, and who recognize that investigations into allegations of discrimination can be high-stakes processes for both complainants and respondents, highlighting the importance of procedural safeguards for the parties.
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Audits

As regulatory enforcement and oversight has increased, it is more important than ever that schools are aware of their obligations and best practices to ensure compliance. The attorneys at Sanghavi Law Office have in-depth knowledge of the relevant state and federal laws, and years of experience advising schools of their responsibilities to students and employees.
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Title IX Training

A well-trained staff is critical to ensuring fair, unbiased internal investigations, and to ensuring that an institution is in compliance with the law. Sanghavi Law Office provides trainings for school administrators, staff members and faculty members, investigators, Title IX coordinators, hearing boards, and school counsel.
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Policy and Procedures Review & Consultations

Schools must create and enforce policies and procedures that are responsive and specific to their community values, while also complying with federal and state law obligations. In addition, schools should continue to update these policies to ensure that they function as designed and continues to be compliant with changing laws and guidance.
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Sexual Misconduct Investigation Training

Trainings that provide comprehensive instruction on some of the most important civil rights laws applicable to educational institutions.  These trainings include interactive exercises, offering, for example, participants of the investigation trainings to engage in hypothetical investigations.
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Meet Our Team

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Elizabeth Sanghavi

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Kate Upatham

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Jane Lopez

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Trina Ingelfinger

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Anthony Cruthird

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Adam Logan

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Dedicated to helping schools comply with harassment and discrimination laws


Sanghavi Law Office, LLC

We honed our investigatory skills and substantive knowledge of education and civil rights law while working at the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.

Some of the types of questions that you might have are:

Sanghavi Law Office can assist you by reviewing and updating current policies, conducting a Title IX audit, providing training to staff, conducting internal investigations, and responding to complaints.
  • What steps does your school need to take to evaluate its compliance with Title IX?
  • Several students have accused members of the same fraternity of sexual harassment. What is the correct way to respond to such allegations if the students want to remain anonymous? 
  • What kind of sexual harassment training should you provide to faculty members?
  • You have just received notice from OCR regarding a Title IX complaint that a former student filed.  What do you need to do?
  • A student has filed an internal complaint against another student.  What interim measures do you need to put in place?
  • You have new members of the appeal panel for internal Title IX complaints.  What training do they need?
  • What steps does your school need to take to evaluate its compliance with disability laws?
  • A student has complained to your school that a costume party theme was racially offensive.  How should you respond?
  • A college student filled out an accommodation request form for extended time on tests but now refuses to meet with the appropriate staff person to discuss required documentation. What are the school's responsibilities?

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Sanghavi Law Office, LLC is dedicated to education issues facing schools, students, and families. Informed by their legal experience working at the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Elizabeth, Kate, Jenni, and Trina offer practical and knowledgeable advice to students, families, and schools.
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